Christmas Tree

1950

William Gear
  • Artwork Details: 99 x 71.5cm
  • Edition:
  • Material description: oil on canvas
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Abstract
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: AC 187

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Kitchen Cupboard Automata with Georgia Gendall

 

27 minutes - all ages

Art meets design technology in this fun and tasty exploration of basic automata inspired by Julian Trevelyan's use of everyday materials in his artwork and William Gear's spontaneous creation. 

This workshop was commissioned as part of Palace of Culture, a virtual exhibition created in collaboration with V21 Artspace, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange and Arts Council Collection for the National Partners Programme.

Filmmaker: Alban Roinard

Dance Choreography: Chance Method with Rosie Taylor-Hingston

30 minutes - all ages

Riffing off of William Gear's spontaneous creative processes, choreographer Rosie Taylor-Hingston collaborates with dancer Lillia Rowe to construct a dance sequence using chance.

This workshop was commissioned as part of Palace of Culture, a virtual exhibition created in collaboration with V21 Artspace, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange and Arts Council Collection for the National Partners Programme.

Filmmaker: Alban Roinard

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